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  • U.S. Rep. John Rose Introduces the Homebuyers Privacy Protection Act

    Today, U.S. Rep. John Rose (TN-06) introduced the Homebuyers Privacy Protection Act with Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY-15), which would expand on his work to ban trigger leads except in limited circumstances.  When a consumer applies for a mortgage, credit bureaus are notified that the consumer is interested in financing, which is referred to as a…


  • Gov. Lee Delivers 2024 State of the State Address

    Governor Bill Lee delivered his sixth State of the State address and presented budget and legislative priorities for the upcoming year to a joint session of the General Assembly and fellow Tennesseans. Key highlights are noted below, and the full speech as prepared for delivery can be found here. A Fiscal Year 2024-25 budget overview…


  • United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces the Opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program

    United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces the opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program for the upcoming tax season, February 1 – April 13, 2024. The United Way VITA program is an IRS-supported tax preparation service, through which trained volunteers prepare taxes at no cost for qualifying individuals and families. The…


  • Frank Buck 1943-2024

    DeKalb County has lost a longtime attorney and former state representative. Frank Buck, 80 of Dowelltown passed away on January 24, 2024, at NHC HealthCare in Smithville, Tennessee. For 36 years, Buck represented the 40th district including DeKalb County in the Tennessee General Assembly. He was first elected to the position in 1972 and re-elected…


  • Cannon Schools Open

    Cannon County Schools will return to a regular schedule on Thursday, January 25th. The basketball teams at the high school have make up games scheduled for Thursday night with Forrest. In a rescheduled game on Wednesday night, the Lionettes defeated Cascade 57-21. The Lions defeated Cascade 62-47.


  • U.S. Rep. Rose Supports Legislation to Permanently Repeal Death Tax

    U.S. Representative John Rose joined Rep. Randy Feenstra (R-IA) and 161 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in introducing the Death Tax Repeal Act. This legislation would permanently repeal the death tax, which imposes an unfair and costly tax on the transfer of property, land, and other assets from a deceased family member to…


  • Gas Prices Fall One Penny Last Week in Tennessee

    Tennessee gas prices held steady over last week and only moved a penny lower, on average. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.71 which is 11 cents less expensive than one month ago and 43 cents less than one year ago.   “Despite the many changes in weather conditions across the state last week, gas prices saw very little movement in Tennessee,”…